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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:HMS Richmond F239Added:Sep 21, 2006
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Frigates
Heading towards Portsmouth harbour. 07-08hrs, 11/9/06

HMS Richmond F239
Ordered: December 1989 Laid down: 16 February 1992 Launched: 6 April 1993
Commissioned: 22 June 1995

General Characteristics
Displacement: 4,900 tonnes Length: 133 m (463 ft) Beam: 16.1 m (52.9 ft) Draught: 7.3 m

Propulsion: CODLAG (Combined Diesel-eLectric And Gas) 2 Rolls-Royce Spey boost gas-turbines 4 Paxman Valenta diesel engines 2 GEC electric motors

Speed: 28 knots, 15 knots on diesel-electric Range: 7,800 miles at 15 knots

Complement: 185

Armament: 2 ASuW Harpoon quad launchers Vertical launch system Sea Wolf missiles BAE 4.5 inch (110 mm) Mk 8 gun 2 Oerlikon 30 mm guns 4 Sting Ray torpedo tubes Seagnat and DFL3 decoy launchers
Aircraft: Lynx HMA8
Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:F239
Technical Data
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